← Back to Search Results
baking American, Asian
 Eighteen-Minute Salmon with a Fresh Ginger Glaze

Photo by: Joseph De Leo
Comments: 1
 

Recipe

A host’s dream, this dish is quick to assemble and ready to place on the buffet table straight from the oven. The recipe is also very flexible: I have made it with whole fillets of salmon that weighed between a pound and a half and two pounds, and I have used smaller pieces, less than a pound—both with the same amount, of glaze. I have let the salmon soak in the glaze for a few hours in the refrigerator before cooking, and I have placed it right into the oven without marinating it. Any way you prepare it, people rave about it. Thanks to Jess Hill and Sally Bailey of Nashville for the recipe, which Sally adapted from a chicken recipe in The Barefoot Contessa Cookbook.

Yield: Serves 6
Prep time: 6 Minutes
Cooking time: 18 Minutes

Ingredients

  • 1 salmon fillet (about 1½ pounds)
  • 1/3 cup reduced sodium soy sauce
  • 1/3 cup honey
  • 2 tablespoons grated peeled fresh ginger
  • 2 medium-size cloves garlic, crushed in a garlic press

Directions

 

1. Place the salmon in a 13 by 9-inch glass or ceramic baking dish and set it aside. Place the soy sauce, honey, ginger, add garlic in a small mixing bowl and stir to combine. Pour the soy sauce mixture over the salmon, lifting it up with a fork so that the marinade can run underneath and coat the salmon well. If you have the time, cover the baking dish with plastic wrap and refrigerate it for up to 2 hours. Or set the salmon aside while the oven preheats.

2. Place a rack in the center of the oven and preheat the oven to 400°F.

3. Uncover the salmon and bake it until the soy sauce mixture forms a glaze and the fish flakes around the edges, about 18 minutes. If the fillet is thicker in the center than at the edges, the center will cook less quickly; add a few minutes more baking time if needed. If you cut the salmon into pieces, the edges will be less likely to overcook. Remove the pieces of salmon from the oven as they test done. Or, do as we do in my house-cook the salmon all at once, saving the edges for the kids and the more rare center for the adults who prefer it that way. The salmon is also delicious served cold.


© 2007 Anne Byrn
 

Nutritional Information

Nutrients per serving (% daily value)

304kcal (15%)
536mg (22%)
17g
0g
15g (23%)
0g
3g (17%)
4g
4g
62mg (21%)
16g
24g
37mg
459mg
0mcg RAE (0%)
5mg (8%)
16mg (2%)
1mg (4%)
 

Would you like to leave a comment about this recipe?

Notify me of new comments on this recipe. Add comment

We'd love to hear what you think!

Please or to add a comment to this recipe.
  • Emily Makrez

    04.03.12 Flag comment

    LOVED!! this way to cook salmon - I'm not a huge fan of soy sauce, so I used less soy sauce (citrus flavored), a splash of sesame oil, and a touch extra honey. Sooo delicious, and I never leave comments.

 

Sign up for
The Cookstr Weekly

Free handpicked cookbook recipes delivered straight to your inbox

Explore Cookbooks on Cookstr

the-bread-bible The Bread Bible
by Rose Levy Beranbaum
desserts-4-today Desserts 4 Today
by Abby Dodge
the-new-basics-cookbook The New Basics Cookbook
by Sheila Lukins, Julee Rosso
good-to-the-grain Good to the Grain
by Kim Boyce
sunday-suppers-at-lucques Sunday Suppers at Lucques
by Suzanne Goin
big-fat-cookies Big Fat Cookies
by Elinor Klivans
cook-with-jamie Cook with Jamie
by Jamie Oliver
the-deen-bros-take-it-easy-quick-and-affordable-meals-the-whole-family-will-love The Deen Bros. Take It Easy...
by Bobby Deen, Jamie Deen
rosas-new-mexican-table-friendly-recipes-for-festive-meals Rosa's New Mexican Table: F...
by Roberto Santibanez
a-bakers-odyssey A Baker's Odyssey
by Andrew Schloss
in-the-kitchen-with-david In the Kitchen with David
by David Venable
antipasti-fabulous-appetizers-and-small-plates Antipasti: Fabulous Appetiz...
by Joyce Goldstein
everyday-chinese-cooking Everyday Chinese Cooking
by Katie Chin, Leeann Chin
Already a member? Click here to Log In
close

Sign up to Cookstr!

  • Receive a free, handpicked selection of recipes in your inbox weekly
  • Save, share and comment on your favorite recipes in My Cookstr
  • Get updates on new Cookstr features and tools







By signing up you accept the
Terms of Use and Privacy Policy
Spinner
New to Cookstr? Click here to Sign Up
close


Forgot your password? Click here
close
Thanks for commenting!
Would you like to share your comment on Facebook or Twitter?